Goldin Auctions has announced a 10-lot auction of personal items from the late Tupac Shakur.
One of the most expensive highlights is a handwritten and signed essay titled “Is Thug Life Dead?” Originally sent to Nina Bhadreshwar, an employee at Death Row Records, the piece was meant to be printed as a message to youth. However, the essay was never published.
“I did not begin thug life,” ‘Pac writes in the piece. “I just personified it. I couldn’t stop it if I tried but in my heart the thug ni**a has advanced 2 be a Boss Playa. So No Thug Life is Not Dead but in my heart it is. If U are sharp u will learn from this.”
The current bid for the letter is $10,000.
The auction ends on October 29th.
Back in April pop star Janet Jackson announced she was postponing The Unbreakable World Tour to start a family with husband Wissam Al Mana.
Janet officially announces the royal conception.
From People Magazine,
The 50-year-old singer is officially confirming her pregnancy and showing off her growing baby bump exclusively with PEOPLE.
“We thank God for our blessing,” says the star.
Dave East releases the latest visual from his mixtape Kairi Chanel for his song “Type of Time.”
One of my favs off the mixtape, the EP features a slew of stars, including 2 Chainz, Cam’ron, Fabolous, Beanie Sigel, Sevyn Streeter, and The Game.
Check the video below:
An excerpt from Toya Wright’s new book leaked online confirming rumors she and Tamar Braxton were no longer friends.
Looks like Tamar was perfectly fine with that!!
Martin star Tommy Ford passes away at age 52.
According to multiple reports actor Tommy Ford died today in Atlanta today suffering a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen.
Earlier this week Ford told his Instagram followers he was being admitted to the hospital for knee replacement surgery.
Actress Gabrielle Union is suing BET for trying to fraudulently extend her contract for ‘Being Mary Jane’
According to reports Gabrielle Union agreed to shoot no more than 13 episodes of Being Mary Jane per season at $150k an episode, but was informed one week before principal photography for season 4 that BET intended to tape two 10-episode seasons back-to-back in order to “cram all of the episodes into a single season,” negating her $15k per episode season 5 pay raise.
Union is seeking at least $1 million and order that her contract be amended to reflect that there be a maximum of 13 episodes per season.
Solange’s latest opus sits at #1 on the iTunes chart with her third full-length album “A Seat at the Table,” which see’s Solange touch on an array of topics that affect the black community and her own struggles as a black woman. It’s safe to say that she has stepped into her lime light and it’s her time. Getting praises from everyone like Janelle Monae to her own famous big sister Beyonce, her new album has struck a cord with the masses. Sonically, “A Seat…,” may be the most cohesively put together album since “Lemonade.”
In support of her new album, she has just released two new videos for “Cranes in the Sky,” and “Don’t Touch my Hair.” Both which she co-directed with her husband , Alan Ferguson.
Check the videos out below: